Welcome to rural Calvados,France. It is beautifully peaceful and a great place to relax and unwind with only cows and birds for distraction. Enjoy our Owls, Hawks, Bats and birds. We can be flexible about most things so please send a message with any specific requests! Food can be arranged for your arrival, a meal, breakfast or a fridge full of supplies, so please contact us for details.
The house is bright and airy with lots of space for a family get together, friends and kids to explore. The above ground pool is available for all bookings between May and 1st September.
We live in the barn adjoining the house but will only be seen if you need us! Your space is private and we respect that, however we are always on hand if you need us.
The pretty market town of Vire is a 15 minute drive away where you will find the closest supermarkets, boulangerie, patisserie, bars and cafes, all surrounding the beautiful castle remains. Market day is Friday and you'll find all sorts of lovely food and bargains here. There are also some lovely cafes to sit and watch the world go by. There is a swimming pool in Vire with water slides and a family pool-very well priced. You will also find a municipal golf course and the stunning Lac Dathee just outside of Vire too. The D day landing beaches and coastal resorts such as Granville, Houlgate and Carrolles(amazing rock pooling for kids) are all an hours drive away. The Bayeux Tapestry, Mont Saint Michael and the British War Cemetery are also within an hour’s drive. If you want to explore beautiful scenery then the area of Suisse Normand and Bagnoles de Lorne are both within an hours drive. Mont Cerissy Belle Etoille is 15 minutes away and great fun for kids - a park set around castle ruins it has beautiful woodland walks and view points with stunning scenery of Normandy. Take a picnic!
You can have lunch on the river in Pont D'ouilly 40 minutes away. Viaduc de Souleuvre is only half an hour away offering beautiful scenery and adrenaline activities like bungy and forest swings! The Zoo de Jurques is amazing set within a forest and is a great family day out.
A car is essential for food shopping and exploring unless you're here for the local cycling routes!
There is secure storage for bicycles and motorbikes and plenty of parking for you all.